While there have been no reports of accidents or injuries associated with the component, as a precautionary measure, Shimano America Corporation has announced a voluntary recall for select front quick releases (QR) fitted to front hubs and front wheels of certain road and off-road bicycles.
The quick release is the entire assembly. The skewer is the center rod. Check to see if it's silver.
If you have a front quick release that matches the descriptions below, stop using it immediately and contact us.
Shimano Front Wheels
Shimano Front Road Hubs
Shimano Front Mountain-Bike Hubs
Shimano Dynamo Front Hubs
If you own one of the Shimano front wheels or front hubs mentioned, please stop using the quick-release that came with it. Shimano has submitted a replacement plan to the CPSC for approval. Upon approval Shimano will provide a plan for replacement of the recalled front quick releases. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding your bicycle and this recall.